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His luminous, shimmering canvases shocked the Victorians – and paved the way for 20th Century art. Alastair Sooke explores the late works and their influence.

During the Toronto Film Festival photographer Henny Garfunkel shot the world’s biggest stars at the BBC.com Portrait Studio. These are her stunning photos.

As NYFW draws to a close, Susie Lau reports on some designers bucking the trends – and how the big brands are staying fresh.

In Love & Mercy, the Beach Boy’s life is given similar treatment to Bob Dylan’s in I’m Not There. Owen Gleiberman gives his verdict.

Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo are wrestlers menaced by Steve Carell in Foxcatcher, the movie some say could sweep the Oscars. Owen Gleiberman gives his view.

The week’s best arts and culture reads – including writers’ last works, horrible creative geniuses and an appreciation of verdant hues.

The actor plays the man who broke a Nazi code. It’s a part he was born to play, says critic Owen Gleiberman, who also reviews the new Stephen Hawking biopic.

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